Oral Contributions

Dr. Ana Silva (confirmed)

Affiliation: FCT-UNL, Portugal
Title: Micronized Layer-by-Layer nanovehicles for siRNA pulmonary delivery: a novel approach for lung cancer therapy

Dr. Viviane Pilla (confirmed)

Affiliation: Institute of Physics, Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil
Title: Thermo-Optical Characterization of CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots Embedded in GPTS/TEOS-derived Organic/Silica Hybrid Colloids: Gelation Kinetics

Dr. Maria Inês Bruno Tavares (confirmed)

Affiliation: IMA-UFRJ, Brazil
Title: The use of NMR relaxometry in nanomaterials containing drugs.

Dr. Michael. A. Morris (confirmed)

Affiliation: University College Cork, IrelandCRANN and AMBER, Trinity College Dublin and Tyndall National Institute
Title: Preparing complex materials as nanoparticle arrays on substrates

Dr. Grace C. Cole (confirmed)

Affiliation: Queen’s University of Belfast. Belfast
Title: Construction of a DNA vaccine in a Microneedle Patch

Dr. Ahmad Jabbarzadeh (confirmed)

Affiliation: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, The University of Sydney, Australia
Title: Computational Studies in Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials

Dr. Andrzej Kudelski (confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Warsaw Universit-POLAND
Title: Plasmon-driven synthesis of highly SERS-active silver nanostructures

Dr. Branka Kaludjerovic (confirmed)

Affiliation: INN “Vinca”, Mater. Sci. Dpt.-Belgrade-Servia
Title: Nanoporous carbonaceous material obtained by hydrothermal carbonization

Dr. Mark Platt (confirmed)

Affiliation: Loughborough University, Department of Chemistry, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Title: Aptamers and their use in Resistive Pulse Sensors.

Dr. Dunlop, Iain E (confirmed)

Affiliation: Faculty of Engineering, Department of Materials- Imperial college LONDON
Title: Nanoscale spatial effects in immune cell signaling

Dr. Marinella Striccoti (confirmed)

Affiliation: CNR-IPCF Division of Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70126 Bari, Italy
Title: Ultrafast carrier dynamics in nanocrystal based materials for energy conversion

Dr. Elisa Mele (confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Materials of Loughborough University (UK)
Title: Bioactive nanofibrous systems based on natural materials for wound care

Dr. Hangrong Chen (confirmed)

Affiliation: Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dingxi Road.
Title: Hollow mesoporous nanoparticles for tumor theranostic application

Dr. Montserrat Gomez (confirmed)

Affiliation: Université de Toulouse 3 – Paul Sabatier

Dr. Mei-Chee Tan (confirmed)

Affiliation: Singapore University of Technology and Design
Title: Infrared-Emitting Rare Earth Doped Nanocomposites For Applications in Optical Devices and Biomedical

Dr. Byeong-Kyu Lee  (confirmed)

Affiliation: University of Ulsan, South Korea
Title: Evaluated adsorption ability of Fe-nano zeolite for removal of
Cd (II) from aqueous solution

Dr. Hideki Masuda (confirmed)

Affiliation: Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Title: Preparation of Monodisperse Nanoparticles Based on Membrane Emulsification
Using Highly Ordered Anodic Porous Alumina

Dr. Nekane Guarrotxena(confirmed)

Affiliation:  Institute of Polymer Science and Technology (ICTP), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Spain
Title: Plasmonic SERS beads for multiplex protein sensing.

Dr. Seiji Sakai (confirmed)

Affiliation: Advanced Science Research Center,Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan
Title: Graphene- and atomic layer material-based hybrid structures for spintronic applications

Dr. Vladimir Popok (confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Physics and Nanotechnology, Aalborg University, Denmark
Title: Silver clusters as nanoplasmonic transducers for biosensors

Dr. Susana Piçarra Gonçalves (confirmed)

Affiliation: Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal
Title: May polymer emulsions be designed to compete with solvent-borne formulations in paints?

Dr. Carole Perry (confirmed)

Affiliation: Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
Title: Silica-biomolecule and silica-cell interactions

Dr. Andrew Pratt (confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Physics, University of York, Heslington, York
Title: Engineering strain in Fe/Fe-oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications

Dr. Thierry Belmonte (confirmed)

Affiliation: Institut Jean Lamour, Département CP2S, CNRS – Université Lorraine, France
Title: Plasma-synthesized nano-oxides: how driving instabilities

Dr. Sébastien Livi (confirmed)

Affiliation: Université de Lyon, INSA Lyon, CNRS, Villeurbanne, France
Title: Ionic liquids as surfactant of layered silicates to prepare polymer/clay nanocomposites

Dr. Michael Maas (confirmed)

Affiliation: Keramische Werkstoffe und Bauteile / Advanced Ceramics, Universität Bremen, Bremen
Title: Nanoparticle-Assembled Multifunctional Nanocapsules.

Dr. Frédéric MAILLARD (confirmed)

Affiliation: CNRS,LEPMI, Grenoble, France.
Title: Design and Optimization of Hollow Pt-Ni Nanostructures for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction

Dr. Andrey Klymchenko (confirmed)

Affiliation: Université de Strasbourg, Faculté de Pharmacie, France.
Title: Responsive fluorescent organic nanoparticles: design, controlled switching and bioimaging applications

Dr. Friedrich Temps (confirmed)

Affiliation: Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Olshausenstr., Germany
Title: Femtosecond Time-Resolved Photoswitching Dynamics of Azobenzenes on Gold Nanoparticles

Dr. Alexandre Gélabert (confirmed)

Affiliation: Paris Diderot University (France)
Title: Environmental fate of engineered nanoparticles: impact of the mineral/biofilm/solution interface

Dr. Safi Jradi (confirmed)

Affiliation: Institut Charles Delaunay, Université de Technologie de Troyes, FRANCE
Title: A new approach of near-field thermal imaging of Plasmonic Nanoparticules by nanoscale polymerization

Dr. Louise Bradley (confirmed)

Affiliation: School of Physics and CRANN, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Title: Enhanced resonance energy transfer via plasmonic structures

Dr. Hongbo Zhang (confirmed)

Affiliation: Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Finland
Title: Droplet Based Microfluidics for Drug Delivery Applications

Dr. Alexander Kros (confirmed)

Affiliation: Leiden University (Netherlands)
Title: Targeted Cytochrome-C delivery to live cells using lipid-coated mesoporous silica nanoparticles

Dr. Laura Rodriguez Lorenzo (confirmed)

Affiliation: Adolphe Merkle Institute, Université de Fribourg, Fribourg
Title: Design of Silica-coated Silver/Gold Nanostars for SERS-based Imaging of Softand Hardwood.

Dr. Yann Battie (confirmed)

Affiliation: LCP-A2MC, Université de Lorraine, Metz
Title: A new approach based on effective medium theory to determine the morphological characteristics of silver and gold colloIdal nanoparticles from their optical responses

Dr. Jurriaan Huskens (confirmed)

Affiliation: University of Twente, The Netherlands
Title: Self-assembled supramolecular nanoparticles

Dr. Jatindra Kumar Rath (confirmed)

Affiliation: Manager Utrecht University Lab. at HTC, The Netherlands
Title: Potential of silicon quantum dots in solar cells applications

Dr. Manuel Rodrigues Gonçalves (confirmed)

Affiliation: Ulm University, Institute of Experimental Physics, Albert-Einstein-Allee, Germany
Title: Routes of fabrication of plasmonic nanostructures presenting high polarization sensitivity and Fano resonances

Dr. Darja Lisjak (confirmed)

Affiliation: Department for Materials Synthesis, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Title: Kinetics of the dissolution of upconverting AYF4:Yb,Tm (A = Na or K) nanoparticles in water

Dr. Elisabete Oliveira Marques (confirmed)

Affiliation: BIOSCOPE GROUP, UCIBIO-REQUIMTE, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University Nova of Lisbon, Portugal
Title: Luminescent Nanoparticles for protein screening and imaging

Dr. Adina Arvinte (confirmed)

Affiliation: Advanced Research Center for Bionanoconjugates and Biopolymers, “Petru Poni” Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, IASI, ROMANIA
Title: Optimization of electrochemically deposited bimetallic Ni-Co onto carbonaceous materials for the glucose detection

Dr. Paolo Saccardo (confirmed)

Affiliation: Institute for Biotechnology and Biomedicine (IBB), Protein Production Platform (PPP), Biomedical Research Networking center in Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN), Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB)
Title: Development of nano-scale protein complexes for nanobiotechnological applications.

Dr. Tsugio Sato (confirmed)

Affiliation: Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Title: Synthesis of morphology controlled metal oxide crystals for multifunctional
cosmetic application

Dr. Sophie Hermans (confirmed)

Affiliation: Universite catholique de Louvain, Institut IMCN, Belgium.
Title: Molecular strategies to prepare heterometallic nanoparticles supported on nano-carbons

Dr. Dorota Neugebauer (confirmed)

Affiliation: Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Physical Chemistry and Technology of Polymers, Gliwice, POLAND
Title: Star and graft copolymers as drug nanocarriers

Dr. Martina Gerken (confirmed)

Affiliation: Institut für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Arbeitsgruppe Integrierte Systeme und Photonik, Technische Fakultät der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
Title: Nanostructured dielectric surfaces for label-free biosensing.

Dr. David Duday (confirmed)

Affiliation: Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
Title: Controlling organized self-assembly of nanoparticles for nanospectroscopy

Dr. Han Byungchan (confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea.
Title: First principles-based computational design of multifunctional nanomaterials for energy and mechanical devices

Dr. Alma Gabriela Palestino Escobedo (confirmed)

Affiliation: Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, México
Title: Controlled growth of Gd2O2S:Ln3+ based nanostructures: A study of their optical properties and biological response.

Dr. Srivani Veeranarayanan (confirmed)

Affiliation: Toyo University, Japan
Title: Fingerprinting In Vivo Protein Coronation On Nanoparticle Surface: Detailed Analysis of Physiological Fate Of Theranostic Carbon Nanohorns.

Dr. M. Sheikh Mohamed (confirmed)

Affiliation: Bio Nano Electronics Research Centre, Toyo University, Kawagoe, Saitama, 350-8585 Japan.
Title: A Dual Targeted Solid/Lipid Nanoformulation with a Plant Toxin as Therapeutic Agent for a Pragmatic Approach Towards Anti-Glioma Therapy.

Dr. Mitsuharu Chisaka (confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Hirosaki University, Japan
Title: Nano-Titanium Oxynitride Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Acidic Media

Dr. Kok-Chong Yong (confirmed)

Affiliation: Malaysian Rubber Board, Malaysia
Title: Novel Elastomeric Composite based on Nano-Sized Polyaniline Dodecylbenzenesulfonate (PAni.DBSA) for Corrosion Inhibition of Carbon Steel.

Dr. Thomas Prevenslik (confirmed)

Affiliation: QED Radiations, CHINA
Title: QED: The fourth Mode of Heat Transfer?

Dr. Gianvito Vilé (confirmed)

Affiliation: Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Title: Novel hybrid and 0D nanocatalysts for the selective hydrogenation of alkynes and
nitroarenes in flow mode

Dr. Eléna Ishow (confirmed)

Affiliation: University of Nantes, CEISAM-CNRS, Nantes, France
Title: Ultra-Sensitive Hybrid Magnetofluorescent Nanoassemblies for Cell Labeling.

Dr. James B. Delehanty (confirmed)

Affiliation: Center for Bio/Molecular Science & Engineering, US Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC USA
Title: Design and Implementation of Actuatable Nanoparticle Constructs:Understanding the Nanoparticle:Cell Interface.

Dr. Nermin Seda Kehr (confirmed)

Affiliation: Westfälische Wilhelms-University of Münster, Germany
Title: Self-assembled monolayers and nanocomposite hydrogels of functional porous nanomaterials

Dr. Bilal Gökce (confirmed)

Affiliation: University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Title: Transparent nanostrand-polymer composites by connecting-coarsening assembly.

Dr. Masaya Shigeta (confirmed)

Affiliation: Joining and Welding Research Institute, Osaka University, Japan
Title: Computational study on collective growth of silicide nanoparticles under a thermal plasma condition

Dr. Yury V. Kolenko (confirmed)

Affiliation: International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal
Title: Control of Nanoparticle Structure and Magnetism Using Doping

Dr. Utkur Mirsaidov (confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Title: Intermolecular Forces Guide Nanoparticle Assembly.

Dr. Chris Whiteley (confirmed)

Affiliation: Rhodes University, South Africa
Title: Medical Nanotechnology: Influence of silver nanoparticles on triosephosphateisomerase from both human and malarial parasite.

Dr. Byung Doo Chin (confirmed)

Affiliation: Dankook University, Korea
Title: Nanoparticles and Arrays for Surface Plasmon Resonance Effects: a pathway to High Efficiency Organic Light-Emitting Diode

Dr. César A. T. Laia (confirmed)

Affiliation: LAQV-REQUIMTE, Faculty of Sciences and Technology. New University of Lisbon. Portugal
Title: Development of nanoporous electrochromic devices

Dr. HongSeok Kang (confirmed)

Affiliation: Jeonju University (South-Korea)
Title: Electronic Structures of Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials: Inorganic to Organometallic Materials Recently Synthesized

Dr. Sónia Carabineiro (confirmed)

Affiliation: Universidade do Porto (Portugal)
Title: Nitrous oxide decomposition catalysed by supported gold nanoparticles

Dr. Alexandra Mocanu (confirmed)

Affiliation: University Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)
Title: CdSe (quantum dots)-Graphene Oxide system for thiophene polymerization: A new strategy, a new material

Dr. Yoon-Bong Hahn (confirmed)

Affiliation: School of Semiconductor and Chemical Engineering-Chonbuk National University, Korea
Title: Comprehensive biosensor for simultaneous detection of glucose, cholesterol and urea with integrated ZnO nanorods field-effect transistors array

Dr. Igor L. Medintz (confirmed)

Affiliation: Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Title: Understanding Relationships Between Quantum Dots and Cytotoxicity Using Data Mining and Meta-Analysis.